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The road to mobocracy : popular disorder in New York City, 1763-1834 / Paul A. Gilje.

Author/Creator:
Gilje, Paul A., 1951-
Publication:
Chapel Hill : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture by the University of North Carolina Press, ©1987.
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 315 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Mobs -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 18th century.
Mobs -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Riots -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 18th century.
Riots -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Mobs.
Riots.
New York (State) -- New York.
Local subjects:
Tumultos -- Nueva York (Ciudad) -- Historia -- Siglo XIX. (search)
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Pre-revolutionary traditions of Anglo-American mobs
Rioting in the revolution
Popular disorder in wartime and the Post-Revolutionary Period
Political popular disturbances
Emergence of ethnic conflict
Racial rioting
Labor action
Middle-class culture and plebeian mobs
A disordered society
Policing the city: changing notions of riot control
Afterword: Volcano under the city
Appendix: problems in identifying the mob.
Notes:
Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.--Brown University, 1980) under title: Mobocracy.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-302) and index.
Penn Provenance:
Katz, Michael B., 1939-2014 (former owner) (Storage copy)
Contributor:
Institute of Early American History and Culture (Williamsburg, Va.)
Other format:
Online version: Gilje, Paul A., 1951- Road to mobocracy.
ISBN:
0807817430
9780807817438
0807841986
9780807841983
OCLC:
15015726